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Airbus A320 Family - Maintenance Solutions

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) - Airbus A320 Components

 

With a fleet of 144 Airbus A320 aircraft and 560 flights daily, Air France and KLM are the foremost operators of this type of aircraft in Europe.
AFI KLM E&M supports close to 440 aircraft of this type for large flag-carriers as well as for low cost airlines. We maintain and repair some 2,500 part numbers for the A320 family.

On this very popular aircraft type, AFI KLM E&M is able to include in its solutions some PMA parts, DER/DOA repairs and/or surplus parts options which contribute to cost reductions.

 

 

 

Because Air France is an all-time operator of all types of Airbus aircraft, AFI KLM E&M has built a long term relationship with Airbus since 1972, when the very first Airbus aircraft model was launched. Air France has been launching company for A300, A310 and A320 models.
Since Air France was the launch operator for the twin-engined A320 in 1987, we have gained a wealth of experience on this aircraft family which was the first to introduce new design concepts like fly-by-wire, built-in test equipment (BITE) and centralized fault display systems (CFDS). 


 

All Component Solutions

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) - Airbus A320 Airframe

 

AFI KLM E&M provides full engineering and maintenance services for A320 family aircraft at three locations. Heavy maintenance is carried out in Toulouse, in-line maintenance at Roissy-CDG and Orly, and light maintenance at CDG, Orly and Toulouse. In 2008, our technicians carried out no fewer than 72 L checks, 10D checks and 6 cabin modifications on A320 family aircraft.
We also maintain privileged relations with Airbus and related OEMs and have joined the select band of Airbus MROs that comprises no more than 15 members.

 

 

 

Because Air France is an all-time operator of all types of Airbus aircraft, AFI KLM E&M has built a long term relationship with Airbus since 1972, when the very first Airbus aircraft model was launched. Air France has been launching company for A300, A310 and A320 models.
Since Air France was the launch operator for the twin-engined A320 in 1987, we have gained a wealth of experience on this aircraft family which was the first to introduce new design concepts like fly-by-wire, built-in test equipment (BITE) and centralized fault display systems (CFDS).

 

All Airframe Solutions

 

With the 2nd largest fleet, our Group has been the launch airline for CFM56-5 engines, as Air France was the very first company to operate A320 aircraft in 1988. Since then, the group's fleet has kept growing, first operating first CFM56-5A engines, then CFM56-5C engines in 1993, when the A340 entered into service, and finally CFM56-5B in 1994 when CFM enhanced the A320 engine.
Being the very first CFM56-5 shop, AFI KLM E&M has gained a deep combined experience as airline-MRO, that it shares today with numerous customers: AFI KLM E&M supports today the 2nd largest* CFM56-5 fleet in the world, with around 540 engines operated by a broad range of airlines.


* GE, Snecma, CFMI excluded

 


 

All Engine Solutions

As an airline-MRO, we tailor our services to your needs:

On Site Support: benefit from our large airline-MRO combined experience at your own main base or outstation. We have developed on-wing and on-site dedicated solutions that we offer to our customers: on-wing inspections, engine change, Booster Life limited Parts replacement, VSV Bushings replacements, HPT blade replacement, HPC Top Case repairs...

Hospital Chain: we have established a hospital chain at our engine shop, allowing us to perform CFM56-5B HPT blade modification campaigns and HPC top bottom case campaign, as well as VSV Bushings replacements with optimized TAT and costs.

Engine Availability: a large pool of CFM56-5 engines allow us to offer you a flexible operational support, from short, mid or long-term leasing solutions, to an integrated availability program combining engine MRO with spare engine support.

Total maintenance cost optimization: based on its engineering expertise and its broad range of parts sources, AFI KLM E&M offers customized material solutions aiming at optimizing the total maintenance cost of engines, just as it has been doing on Air France and KLM fleets for more than 75 years. DER or DOA repairs based on our own approvals, used serviceable parts from our engine teardown subsidiary in Miami, new parts installation from OEM or alternative sources, etc.: all available solutions are studied to match your reliability and costs reduction expectations.

Engine Teardown: Bonus Tech Inc., our subsidiary based in Miami (Florida), offers complete tear-down for the most popular engine models. Bonus Tech has flexibility to prioritize engine disassembly and make 90 % of the high value components available in two weeks or less for large fan engine types.

Key Figures

> 2,250 shop visits already carried out
> Over 540 CFM56-5 supported

Solutions: A Global Training Offer

Aircraft Maintenance Type Training:

 

CATEGORIES B1 B2 B1+B2 C
Airbus
A318/A319/A320/A321 (CFM56) x x x x
A319/A320/A321 (IAE V2500) x x x
A330 (GE CF6) (PW4000) (RR Trent) x x x x
A340 (CFM56) x x x x
A350 (RR XWB) x x
A380 (EA GP 7200) x x x x
A380 (RR RB 211 Trent 900) x x x
                        
DIFFERENCE COURSES
A319/320/321 (IAE V2500) to
A318/319/320/321 (CFM56)
x x
A318/319/320/321 (CFM56) to
A319/320/321 (IAE V2500)
x x
A318/319/320/321 (CFM56)
or A319/A20/A21 (IAE V2500)
to A330 (GE CF6)
x x
A318/319/320/321 (CFM56)
or A319/A20/A21 (IAE V2500)
to A340 (CFM56)
x x
A330 (GE CF6) or A340 (CFM56) x x x
A330 (GE CF6) or A340 (CFM56)
to A319/A320/A321 (IAE V2500)
x x
A330 (GE CF6) or A340 (CFM56)
to A318/A319/A320/A321 (CFM56)
x x
A340 (CFM56) to A330 (GE CF6) x x x
                     
Engines & Interfaces
A380 (EA GP7200) to
A380 (RR RB 211 Trent 900)
x x
A380 (RR RB 211 Trent 900) to
A380 (EA GP7200)
x x x
A330 (GE CF6) (PW4000) (RR Trent) x x(CF6) x(CF6)

 


 
Our type training consists of theoretical and practical courses according to EASA Part 66 / 147.
It develops your knowledge and skills for work on the aircraft fuselage, engines and systems.We train you to a high degree of expertise so that you can quickly and effectively carry out all scheduled or unscheduled maintenance work.
We are able to capitalise on our operational experience and in-depth knowledge of a large variety of aircraft types and engines to feed into and support our courses.

 

Basic maintenance training:

 

- KLM UK Engineering Technical College, located in Norwich, offers EASA Part 66 Category A and B1.1 basic training.
We deliver a Foundation Degree in Aircraft Engineering, in conjunction with Kingston University London. In this programme, Ab Initio students complete both an academic degree and EASA B1.1 training. We also offer EASA Part 66 Cat A and B1.1 basic training as a structured self-study programme, with instructor support, as well as Part 66 conversion courses for engineers wishing to remove restrictions 1 and 9 from their licences.


- AFMAé, located in Paris, offers EASA Part 66 Category A, B1.1 and B2 basic training, as well as conversion courses between sub-categories.

 

Specialised Training:

 

Our vast range of specialised training includes:
- Refresher, Continuation courses
- Engine Run Up
- Borescope inspection
- OJT, HOT
- Human Factors
- Fuel Tank Safety
- E.W.I.S. (groups 1-8)
- EASA Regulations
- Technical Aviation English
- Boeing 787 Structure and cabin maintenance / repair

 

Consulting Services

 

AFI KLM E&M Training advises and supports aviation companies, maintenance and training organisations. Our services include consulting in staff selection, skill-upgrading, setting up Part 66/147 basic and type rating training centres, organisational development, training needs analysis, safety and quality management.

Course Catalog

Hamilton Sundstrand APS3200

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) - Hamilton Sundstrand APS3200

AFI KLM E&M provides Auxiliary Power Units (APU) maintenance in cooperation with EPCOR, part of AFI KLM E&M network.





> The APS3200 APU is manufactured by Hamilton Sundstrand
> It is installed in the Airbus A318, A319, A320 or A321 aircraft
> EPCOR is an OEM approved warranty repair station for the APS3200
> The APS3200 is an alternate APU for the Honeywell GTCP 131-9A





All Component Solutions

Honeywell GTCP 131-9A

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) - Honeywell GTCP 131-9A


AFI KLM E&M provides Auxiliary Power Units (APU) maintenance in cooperation with EPCOR, part of AFI KLM E&M network.





> The 131-9A APU is manufactured by Honeywell
> It is installed in the Airbus A318, A319, A320 or A321 aircraft
> The 131-9A is an ETOPS certified APU
> EPCOR is an OEM approved warranty repair station for the 131-9A APU
> An alternate for the Honeywell 131-9A is the Hamilton Sundstrand APS3200





All Component Solutions